The Common Good

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: April 9, 2012

Still looking for Easter links? Check out this compilation of 65 of the sketchiest Easter bunnies. [Buzz Feed]

April is National Poetry Month – find 30 ways to celebrate. []

This University of Nebraska professor is a popular man after topping BuzzFeed’s 30 Best Teachers of All Time for riding his skateboard to class, going to “board meetings,” and having a Ph. D in righteousness. [Mashable]

Most unsettling Facebook confessions: guy comes out to his friends on Facebook and the comments lead to a geeky discussion on HTML and CSS. [Happy Place]

A collage of post-apocalyptic art composed out of a of U.S. currency. [Colossal]

Alec Baldwin and Kristen Wiig show some comedic genius in the same radio studio, where Wigg talks of life after Saturday Night Live. [Here’s the Thing]

And speaking of SNL, Jimmy Fallon recently paid an ode to his days as news anchor on Weekend Update. [Hulu]

The New York Public Library recently announced plans to make Thoreau’s drawings of “Walden Pond” a digital reality. [Huffington Post]

Watch robots make 3D chairs out of finely ground old refrigerators, in a process that squeezes old parts out like toothpaste. [Grist]

See an abundance of young stars (Nicolas Cage, Zach Braff, Robert DeNiro, Eddie Murphy) making their big screen debut with this video compilation of 36 famous fresh faces. [The Daily What]


Joshua Witchger is an online assistant at Sojourners. Read more from Joshua on his blog hail fellow well met.

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